Melrose

Bronx

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Melrose is primarily a residential neighborhood geographically located in the southwestern section of the borough of The Bronx in New York City. Predominantly German-American in the 19th century it is home to the Haffen Building and was home to Haffen Brewing Company. The German population waned especially post WWII. The neighborhood until the 60s was mostly Irish and Italian. It is now primarily Latino. It adjoins the business and one-time theater area known as the Hub. Melrose is bordered by East 161st Street on the north, Brook Avenue on the east, 149th Street on the south and Park Avenue on the west. Melrose Avenue is the primary thoroughfare through Melrose. ZIP codes include 10451 and 10455. The area is patrolled by the 40th Precinct located at 257 Alexander Ave.

Neighborhood Highlights

Trains:

2
5

Buses:

Bx4
Bx15
Bx19
Bx21
Bx41

Rental Prices:

$515 ― $1,148

Sales Prices:

$124,000 ― $276,000

Landmarks:

N/A

School Districts:

7

Police Precincts:

40

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